Seeing Double

I thought I was having a stroke … Looking through florist websites in Columbus, OH, I clicked on these two links consecutively: Confused me … customers must LOVE it!

“Morning Breath”

Thanks to Rich from the Bloomery, a florist in Butler, PA, for submitting this photo of a pair of Poppies about to open. Rich says: I call this one “Morning Breath”.  It’s a pair of poppies shortly before they open. This is Rich Dudley from The Bloomery Florist Boutique in Butler, PA. I’m an avid …

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Display Your Images

Since I still haven’t gotten around to selecting more images to rotate in the top area of this site, I’m opening the floor to you the readers. If you are a florist, photographer or in some other way the owner of a nice picture of flowers, preferably your own work, please submit the picture to …

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To Flash or Not To Flash

Chances are, if you’ve been on the internet for more than a few days, you’ve come across sites that use Flash. Flash technology is used to deliver rich media and interactive experiences, and can be very visually compelling. Is understandable, then, that Flash is a very popular choice for florist websites. After all, if you’re …

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Are Big Chains Really A Threat?

It’s just over a week old, but this article from the WSJ on independent coffee shops thriving despite Starbucks is still worth mentioning. It speaks directly to the environment and circumstances facing many retail florists in today’s market as they try to compete with big chains and supermarkets.

Unique Content

From the negative to the positive – now that we’ve spent more than a week covering the problems caused by duplicate content, lets look at a few ways to create some unique content on your site. Write About You It’s your site – at some point, a visitor to the site is expecting to learn …

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